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25 Nov 2015 description

Background

The unprecedented influx of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to countries of the World Health Organization (WHO) European Region poses a public health challenge that needs to be addressed in a timely and effective manner. An effective response to this challenge will require strengthening of national and regional health systems to ensure that all refugees and migrants have easy access to the needed health services. In dealing with such a challenge, the principles of equity, solidarity, human rights and dignity must be adhered to.

25 Nov 2015 description

Guiding principles

The following principles will guide the response for refugees and other people on the move:

Access, Equity and Integration

  1. UNHCR seeks to ensure that all refugees and other people on the move; women, men, boys, girls, have adequate access to essential WASH services.

  2. WASH facility design and operation must consider asylumseekers, refugees and migrants with specific needs, so that they can safely access services in an equitable manner.

25 Nov 2015 description

Guiding principles

The following principles will guide the response for refugees and other people on the move:

Access, Equity and Integration

  1. UNHCR seeks to ensure that all refugees and other people on the move; women, men, girls and boys , have access to essential health services at equal levels to that of nationals.

  2. Support mechanisms and safety nets for refugees, asylumseekers and migrants with specific needs are in place so that they can access services equitably.

01 Oct 2015 description

A. Aim of this guidance

 The note outlines benefits, risks, options, and resources for supporting appropriate infant and young child feeding (IYCF) in children under 2 years of age in refugee and migrant transit situations in Europe.

04 Nov 2014 description

Overview

The present guidance aims to ensure that the health sector works with partners in the environment and other related communities, and follow a systematic process to:

31 Mar 2013 description

The most important thing to know about theories of change is that they are intended to be helpful and practical. They are not an academic exercise to make your work more difficult, but instead, a tool to improve the design, implementation and assessment of your programs.